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May 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: syrians shouted in anger and relief, anxious to tell their stories of the weekend's horrific massacre to u.n. observers and a television team. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we go inside the town of houla with alex thomson of "independent television news," the first journalist to report from there. >> brown: then, we turn to the 2012 presidential match-up on track to be the most expensive contest ever. >> woodruff: we examine the internet virus knownwns s he flame" that may y a ae to snsnch data and eaveveroroon computer users. >> brown: in the first of two reports, paul solman assesses the true cost of student-loan debt, now topping $1 trillion. >> reporter: beth hansen has just started making loan payments: $468 a month. will she ever pay off her loans? >> i may die first. so. in which case, they would need a copy of my death certificate to finally cancel my loan. >> woodruff: ray suarez talks with dolores huerta, honored with the presidential medal of
May 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we assess what's behind the downward trend, and whether it's likely to continue into the summer travel season. >> woodruff: then, we update the battle for the presidency in egypt as a muslim brotherhood candidate wins a spot in the runoff elections next month. >> brown: ray suarez examines the lasting legacy of the case of the missing child etan patz. >> woodruff: miles o'brien reports on safety measures at u.s. nuclear plants, and asks are they ready for a worst-case scenario, a fukushima-like meltdown? >> the i anybodya against change and against improvement, i think it's something we have to be vigilant about and push so the regulator can make sure that change happens. >> david >> brown: david brooks and ruth marcus analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and we talk to pulitzer prize winning author stephen greenblatt about his new book, the story of the rediscovery of an ancient manuscript and its influence even today. >> one day, it is on the shelf and not instantly but decisively the world changes. >> woodruff: that's all
May 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
: and as author toni morrison is awarded the presidential medal of freedom today, jeffrey brown talks with her about her latest novel "home", set in america in the 1950s. >> there was something going on in the country, that really became the sea, and the little green shoots that became the civil rights movement, and the anti-vietnam war movement. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> growing up in arctic norway, everybody took fish oil to stay healthy. when i moved to the united states almost 30 years ago, i could not find an omega-3 fish oil that worked for me. i became inspired to bring a new definition of fish oil quality to the world. today, nordic naturals is working to fulfill our mission of bringing omega-3s to everyone, because we believe omega-3s are essential to life. >> at&t >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possib
May 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of james rupert murdoch, from that point of course there is no evidence the jury meeting with mr. brown. is that fair? you did say your list may not be complete in relation to mr. brown. >> i know my list is not complete. i am not sure. i'm sure tony blair had to release the formal and informal meetings and i'm pretty sure if they have, there will be meetings at downing street with mr. brown from that. in may, right up until september. i don't know how many there are. >> the topic of conversation on the third of may 2009 to remember any specific events. did it cover political issues? >> it was done in general terms. there were people at the lunch, but again late 2009, i'm not quite sure that my memory is correct, but i am pretty sure the european constitution debate what shall we say at large as well as afghanistan at the time. so they may have been two of the issues. >> we know on the ninth of september 2009, mr. james murdoch called mr. cameron is the drink of the george that "the sun" was support the conservative party in the next election and the headline was on the front page. i th
May 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
as secretary brown suggested as mcnamara's war. whatever the difficulties of the moment, he exuded a certainty that promised eventual success. in fact, we now know his public confidence far outlasted the emergence of profound private doubts about both the winnability of the war and indeed ultimately its purposes. and his departure from the pentagon in 1968, as much i think as lbj's march 31st speech of that year marked the glorious end of an era once bright with promise. as the war provoked increasingly nasty divisions in the united states, mcnamara became a target for critics from both left and right. unaware of his muted tightly constrained and largely internalized descent, doves viewed him as the technocrat as his blind faith in technology and statistics plunged the united states into a destructive quagmire. hawks, on the other hand, announced with growing venom his alleged refusal to give the military the freedom and the means to win a war, in their view, imminently winnable. in my experience, talking with veterans over the last 40 years, only the name jane fonda is likely to provoke more
May 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
ranking member shelby, senators menendez, kirk, schumer, and brown. in addition, i want to thank majority leader reid for his determination to get this legislation through the senate. i look forward to working with my colleagues in the house to quickly come together on a final bill that the president can sign soon. it is important that congress acts swiftly so that we can continue to put pressure on the iranian regime to end its illicit and illegal nuclear activity. again, i thank all my colleagues for their support of the iran sanctions bill today. i yield the floor. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from new jersey. mr. menendez: madam president, first, let me thank the majority leader for his doggedness in making sure that we could come to an agreement that sends a clear message to iran before the p-5 plus one talks take place this week. his commitment made a difference. and let me thank the chairman of the banking committee, senator johnson, who, in an agenda that is incredibly full with all the challenges that the banking committee is taking up, made sure
May 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
about the presidential race -- looking for segues, massachusetts senator scott brown's re-election campaign is out with a new ad promoting his bipartisanship. it says that, he's helped pass all of these laws, working across the aisle. tauting compromise may be political suicide but not in massachusetts. >> it worked for mitt romney when he was running in massachusetts. >> that's true. that's true. >> i guess we'll see scott brown make his adjustment when he goes national. really surprising to me, maybe you guys could talk about it, too, is just how little this controversy is over elizabeth warren's apparent indian heritage has knocked her down. she seems to -- the last poll had her within a point. doesn't sem liem like brown, smy positioned, really seems to be able to pull away here. >> if the race were purely a popularity contest he would win this thing kind of easily. reminds me of the massachusetts senate race, weld and kerry in 1996 where that same dynamic would have existed. the party label's drag for weld in 1996, he couldn't win that race. the party label's a drag f
May 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
very able sisters who are here, cindy brown and lucy young. they will lead us now in appropriate fellowship opening song so we might begin. cindy brown and lucy young. would you come over here. ♪ . stand for fellowship, what a joy divine, leaning on the everlasting arms. ♪ . ♪ . ♪ . >> amen. praise the lord. please take your seats. if you would. we'll be led in prayer by the reverend dr. bobby williams skinner, white house counsel on faith based and neighborhood partnerships will come at this time to lead us to the throne of grace that every heart be. dr. skinner. >> let us look to the hills this morning, our brothers and sisters. oh sovereign god of the universe and creator of all that live, god we greet you this morning with praise on our lips and thanksgiving in our hearts for another day to acknowledge your awesome power, your excellent greatness and your matchless love. god, there are no words this morning to express our gratitude for your keeping power over our lives and our families and our work. for even when we moved in ways that offended you, god, you still sent
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May 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
jerry brown trying to cool it'll californians? what are californians accusing the governor of doing? and governor mitt romney slamming president obama for -- [inaudible] hear from governor romney and indiana governor mitch daniels has a message for both governor romney and president obama. and oh, no -- not again. not another o.j. simpson trial? word that o.j. simpson could be headed back to court, again. what would he stand trial for this time? you have to hear this. all multivitamins give me the basics. they claim to be complete. only centrum goes beyond. providing more than just the essential nutrients, so i'm at my best. centrum. always your most complete. [ crowd chatters and groans ] ♪ [ male announcer ] hunger getting to you? ♪ grab a ritz crackerfuls. made with real cheese and whole grain. get hunger before it gets you. now's the time to move from to where you want to go. look up. with u.s. bank let's get the wheels turning. use our strength & stability to open new opportunities. to lend, and lift ...every business...every dream... to new heights of prosperity. good thin
May 8, 2012 4:25am EDT
brown. >> straight ahead, new information from his family including an update on his condition as he recovers in the hospital. we are checking more headlines coming your way next. ♪ so, this is delicious okay... is this where we're at now, we don't care anymore? we just eat whatever tastes good? excuse me? [ man ] like these sweet honey clusters, they're awesome so no way they're good for you. but i guess that's okay right? actually there's a half a day's worth of fiber in every ... why stop at cereal? ya know? cancel the gym membership. bring on the pork chops and the hot fudge. fantastic. are you done sweetie? yea [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. >>> it looks like chuck brown is recovering from pneumonia. according to the "washington post," his daughter revealed the information yesterday. sources say he was admitted to the hospital after complaining of arthritis. this is when doctors discovered and removed a blood clot. he contracted it pneumonia while recovering from the operation. brown recently cleared his may concert calendar canceling all scheduled per
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May 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
. documents show they discovered reddish brown stains in the little girl's pwerl and more clues in a car that has been seen outside of the family home. mark furman is former l.a.p.d. homicide detective and fox news contributor and mark has been combing through the latest evidence has it's been released, although only in bits and pieces, mark. we don't have the full picture. but tell us what you have gleaned from what they've released so far. >> well, what the report versus said so far, reddish brown stains, which we don't know if it's the product of somebody trying to clean up or they're actually pure in the state they were deposited. we don't know if it's blood, we don't know if it's human blood. they don't specify they had any presumptive tests. so what we do know is if the reddish brown stains in the bedroom are, in fact, the child's and the reddish brown stains in the trunk are, in fact, the child's, and they're connected -- but either way, if they are really blood and they're connected in any way to be the same blood in the room as in the trunk, you have a nexus there that kind of i
May 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
down the path that around two to case the following year in which the remedy for brown is hashed out and specified that desegregation would precede a somewhat infamously said that paul delivers speed. that language was unfortunate in many ways because it allowed a lot of deliberation and not very much speed. but what it also meant is that thought the district court judges to decide whether it official desegregation plan full text that requirement. so the appointments he made to those benches who did a great deal today from work also were very important. he secured passage of the civil rights act in 1957, not terribly ambitious fact, that happened before since reconstruction therefore sort of laid the groundwork for the more important civil rights acts of the 1960s and then of course most famously he summoned the 101st airborne the same unit to soften the beaches at normandy to ask what the little rock nine into school in little rock when obstructing desegregation era. on the last episode in a funny way to one eisenhower gives the most credit for civil rights in order to always the on
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May 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. described as a white male. 30 to 40. 6' 1", very thin, brown hair. and there is a report of another shooting which appears to be a carjacking and police are trying to figure out if these two shootings are in such way connected. and now live to dan springer in the seattle newsroom. dan, what else do we know? >>reporter: chaos out there with to different shooting in the same area. and the cops are trying to determine if they are related. as you mention there were five people shot at the cafe and down the block another shooting. and we can tell you that the area is in lockdown. you have two high schools, high school roosevelt, is if lockdown and two other schools, a middle school and an elementary school, that are also shelter-in-place right now. and you mention two deceased victims they are men. we know there is a woman who was shot, as well. and she has life-threatening injuries but right now we do not know much more of the shooter other than described as 35, thin, and seen running away north from the scene so, the area around it is in lockdown and police are looking for this guy right now. >
May 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
on to graduate from brown university and earned a law degree from george washington university. he served as a captain in the united states marine corp. and landed a job at the white house in the nixon administration. his promising career took an ominous turn. he was caught up in the water gate scandal as president nix nixon's hatchetman. he after that became a christian after reading c.s. lewis. boston globe reported if mr. colson can repent of his sins, there has to be hope for everybody. colson admitted he was guilty. he would do anything for the cause of his president and party. >> he served seven months at maxwell in alabama. he promised fellow inmates he would never forget them behind bars and talked about the experience on the "700 club" over the years. >> i thank god, pat, i went through it. because i carry with me a heavy burden for the men and women in prison. >> that burden led colson to establish prison fellowship, an international ministry working in 100 countries, committed to prisoner rehabilitation. >> with the prison population exploding and crime rate soaring, we are not
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May 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the defense claim was that there was one orange brown smudge on the bathroom wall, she had a fake tan the day before and that indicated there was no struggle at all. martha: quite unusual in a case like this, the victim's parents plan to testify for the man accused of killing their daughter, right phil? >> reporter: quite unusual. everybody related to this case seems to believe the husband. now, there's no way he would have ever killed his wife, and he had absolutely no motive for that. so this is basically going to come down to the testimony of doctors versus doctors. the medical examiner for miami-dade versus their own medical experts that the defense has hired, who will be here to testify. and key evidence for the police, they say the bed appeared that he hadn't slept in it the night before and the car's hood was still warm in the driveway. martha: and he says in the tape there are marks on her neck, which we'll hear more about on this, too. phil, thank you very much, phil keating on another case in florida. bill: team obama releasing its first official campaign attack ad going after romne
May 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, conrad, johnson of south dakota, brown of ohio, cardin, whitehouse, kerry, akaka, and harkin. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent that the mandatory quorum under rule 22 be waived. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: madam president, this is the -- i have spoken before, madam president, abouts the importance of the f.d.a. bill, something we have to get done. literally, people's lives dpep depend on it. it addresses so many things with the f.d.a. to make it a better position. we have to get this done. as i've said before, if my republican colleagues don't like the bill, offer an amendment, offer an amendment to take that out, put something in, if you don't like it. but i would hope that we don't have to go through voting on cloture on monday night. we should be legislating this coming monday. so i am stunged that once again our motion to proceed when there's been an agreement that we would proceed to this with relevant amendments, which everybody says that that's what they want to do -- it's not germane amendments, which is very narrow;s it relevant amendments. it gives peopl
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May 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
of the commonwealth of massachusetts. >> so will you tell us whether or not -- >> brown has haerpl dollars on my family, at the same time that he -- that now middle class families are also getting hammered on. this is the issue and it's my job in this campaign to talk about those issues. >> why don't you -- minorities -- >> i can't stop her when she's in this sequence. >> why did you claim you were minority and stop? >> i've told you. i have answered these questions. i am going to talk about what's happening to america's families. it's what people across the commonwealth of massachusetts tell me is important to them, and it's what i'm going to do -- >> don't you think it's an important issue to address? >> i have talked about these issues that are most important to the families of the commonwealth of massachusetts. the families themselves have made this clear. i have answered the questions about my background, about my family, and i am talking about what matters to the people of massachusetts. they have said what they care about is that middle class families are getting hammered. this election
May 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
california every year. to ensure californians are prepared this time around, governor brown has declared this wildfire awareness week. kimberly tere joins us in oakland where local fire agencies teamed up with cal fire to help spread the word and the dangers of the season. kimberly? >> reporter: this is an emergency preparedness exhibit in the oakland hills, also it serves as a tribute to the victims of the fire that happened here more than 20 years ago but for many of those here during that fire, well, they don't need a reminder. every year this time they say they get anxious know fire season is coming. get ready, that's the message from firefighters. >> we're going to bring account offense in response. homeowners need to bring the defense. that means 100-foot defensible space. clear the vegetation, have your evacuation in place prior to the fire occurring so when the fire occurs you and your family can leave safely and allow firefighters to come in. >> reporter: from january through april of this year cal fire crews responded to more than 800 wildfires. that's nearly 2 1/2 times the nu
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May 4, 2012 10:00am PDT
. elizabeth warren is running for senate. she wants scott brown's seat. she is unleashing a political firestorm after listing herself as a native american inner in are regard application. there are concerns over the potential impact on the balance of pour in the u.s. senate. >> i'm very proud of my heritage. i'm very proud of the stories that my brand parents told me, that my grandparents told my parent and my parents told my brothers and me. zap technology. departure. hertz gold plus rewards also offers ereturn-- our fastest way to return your car. just note your mileage and zap ! you're outta there ! we'll e-mail your receipt in a flash, too. it's just another way you'll be traveling at the speed of hertz. it doesn't look risky. i mean, phil, does this look risky to you? nancy? fred? no. well it is. in a high-risk area, there's a 1-in-4 chance homes like us will flood. i'm glad i got flood insurance. fred, you should look into it. i'm a risk-taker. [ female announcer ] only flood insurance covers floods. visit to learn your risk. you can't argue with nutrition yo
May 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
last week the great theme to the charlie brown christmas, purple rain, bo diddley, and rapper's delight. >> attention parents of small children. you know one of the few perks of flying by air with small children, you get to board the plane first with other passengers who might need assistance, as they say? not anymore. at least on united airlines. families with small children and diaper bags and car seats and folded up strollers will no longer get most favored nation status. united has quietly dropped the perk they say to simplify the boarding process. >>> maybe it's the fact his mom has been on the throne for 60 years and right now, he figures why not, but for whatever reason, prince charles appears to be cutting loose these days. there's no stopping him. he showed up on the bbc news in scotland doing the weather suddenly. now he's moved on to dj'ing. he was positively scratching with the kids. while the head phone concept was a bit foreign and his beat matching does need work, even he would admit, the man's always had a rather nice flow. >>> up next here tonight, the dirty little secr
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May 19, 2012 10:00am PDT
.a.t.o. summit in chicago this weekend. and steve brown is live right now from that chicago courtroom with more details, steve? >> and kelly, outside the courthouse, the bond hearing is scheduled to be going on right now and we expect to hear from both the prosecution, police, and from attorneys r representing those folks arrested shortly. what we're hearing about the arrest on wednesday night comes via the chicago sun times right now that suggested that police are reporting two down, that they had somebody on the inside when that raid took place in the bridgeport neighborhood near south morgan and west 32nd street on the south side of chicago. and that they observed molotov cocktails being made. this is the location, or at least the neighborhood where three gentlemen, 20-year-old brian church. 24-year-old jared chase and 24-year-old brent betterly were picked up and arrested and charged almost 48 hours later with conspiracy to commit terrorism and explosive or incendiary devices. we did yesterday speak with someone arrested, but released and not charged and he had some complaints how he was ha
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May 20, 2012 8:00am PDT
of protesters in chicago today. there have been a few arrests. we go to chicago and steve brown with the latest on what is going on on the ground. hi, steve. >> reporter: hey, there. yeah, the biggest demonstration we believe will be taking place in a week of demonstration. last night, a sebastian senate cabinet, police say they arrested him and charged him with one count of terrorism, making a false threat, connected to a plan to assemble a fire bomb, a molotov cocktail and use that in one of the demonstrations here. also, last night, there were demonstrations in the street, none of them scheduled, impromptu and there were a handful of arrests, but a small handful of arrest, as the protests, generally speaking went through the financially commercial sections of the city of chicago and then onward, south. later today, you will see this area, the grant park fill up. they are starting to set up for a large rally and march thru the street. this is the only march through the street that has a permit to march thru the street. later on, after hearing from a number of speakers, including reverend jack
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May 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
. they all have a little brown on their face, and it is usually their nose. write that down. >> you really need to write it down. >> it makes a short story longer. i'll be back. >> not with that material. >> are you lucky people know you. you are the best looking guy that ever killed people in my life. you -- usually people that kill people in my family are 300 pounds with a beard and they are women. anyway, you are starting to annoy me. i'm sorry -- >> answer the question. >> who do you think baker killed? >> i can find out. no, being in -- i am sick of this politically correct stuff and the ethnic stuff. i used to love to roast people and they made fun of each other. sammy davis, imagine him jumping up and saying -- he would be like -- >> great point. >> we are different and god made us that way. there are black, white, yellow, green, but get over this. who ever you are up there -- where is the camera? who ever you are out there, i am making fun of everybody. if you have a problem come to my show and we will talk about it. if it is funny, it is funny. he stunk. i will tell you the truth.
May 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
. we'll talk to ryan shortly. but, by the way, tomorrow on "today," bobby brown speaks out for the first time since the death of his ex-wife whitney houston. and he talked quite candidly about their relationship, their drug use, and their daughter bobbi kristina. we'll hear from bobby brown tomorrow exclusively here on "today." >> but we begin this half hour with allegations of jury misconduct in the high profile dui manslaughter trial that led to the conviction of a florida millionaire. nbc's mark potter is in west palm beach with details this morning. hey, mark, good morning. >> good morning, ann. in a post-trial hearing in the john goodman case everything was proceeding without incident. but then one of the jurors spoke out in response to the judge, and things changed dramatically. multimillionaire, former club owner john goodman came to court in west palm beach wearing a jailhouse uniform and handcuffs for a hearing about whether jurors in his trial may have deliberated unfairly, as suggested by the defense. goodman was convicted in march of dui manslaughter. found guil
May 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
you would see stokely carmichael and you would see brown and the body and newton and the news described them as the black militants had of course stokely talked about a black power. i want to back up and talk about power because all of my lessons in black history i don't want you to think it was over the dinner table with books spread out. he was a working man and he was a good man and he was with a call in those days a race man so a lot of the lessons would be as simple as we would be watching television the old black-and-white tv come and a tarzan movie would come on the. the mother with a sweeping across the screen during the tarzan yell and she would speak his language and the lines would go [cheering] the alliance would go. the monkeys would go here and he would be looking at that and after about five minutes he would go like what the hell is that. [laughter] tell me how little cracker beebee can fall out of an airplane, boy change the channel. [laughter] it was living history. then i was switching and i remember the first time seen in young harry reasoner and he was givi
May 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
on television you would see stokely carmichael and you would see brown and the body and newton and the news described them as the black militants had of course stokely talked about a black power. i want to back up and talk about power because all of my lessons in black history i don't want you to think it was over the dinner table with books spread out. he was a working man and he was a good man and he was with a call in those days a race man so a lot of the lessons would be as simple as we would be watching television the old black-and-white tv come and a tarzan movie would come on the. the mother with a sweeping across the screen during the tarzan yell and she would speak his language and the lines would go [cheering] the alliance would go. the monkeys would go here and he would be looking at that and after about five minutes he would go like what the hell is that. [laughter] tell me how little cracker beebee can fall out of an airplane, boy change the channel. [laughter] it was living history. then i was switching and i remember the first time seen in young harry reasoner and he was givi
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